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Lose your mother : a journey along the Atlantic slave route

Author: Saidiya V Hartman
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First pbk. editionView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey the author took along a slave route in Ghana, vividly dramatizing the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African-American history.
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Genre/Form: History
Local history
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hartman, Saidiya V.
Lose your mother.
(DLC) 2006029407
(OCoLC)173807565
Named Person: Saidiya V Hartman; Saidiya V Hartman; Saidiya V Hartman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saidiya V Hartman
ISBN: 9781429966900 1429966904
OCLC Number: 906833899
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 270 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Prologue: The Path of Strangers --
1 Afrotopia --
2 Markets and Martyrs --
3 The Family Romance --
4 Come, Go Back, Child --
5 The Tribe of the Middle Passage --
6 So Many Dungeons --
7 The Dead Book --
8 Lose Your Mother --
9 The Dark Days --
10 The Famished Road --
11 Blood Cowries --
12 Fugitive Dreams.
Responsibility: Saidiya Hartman.

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Traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey the author took along a slave route in Ghana, vividly dramatizing the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African-American history.

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